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Shine On - Yoga Teacher Burnout: What to Do When It Finds You

By Taylor Whitmore Owner of ShineOn Yoga Studios Teacher burnout is almost inevitable at some point in the career of a teacher, no matter what they are teaching.  This is especially true in the field of yoga. I’m here to tell you how…
5 Ways to Eat Healthy No Matter How Busy You Are

5 Ways to Eat Healthy No Matter How Busy You Are

Between work, family, household chores and other duties, finding the time and energy to eat healthy can feel impossible. It’s easy to succumb to eating granola bars for breakfast, fast food for lunch and take out for dinner. But what if I…
4 Myths Everyone Gets Wrong About Yoga
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4 Myths Everyone Gets Wrong About Yoga

Yoga studios don’t often hand out fliers and leaflets that explain what yoga really is, along with the benefits one can get from regular practice. More often than not, people form a conclusion about it based on the pictures they see in magazines…
Get Out Of Bed And Do Yoga!
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Get Out Of Bed And Do Yoga!

Rise and shine! Getting your butt to the mat at 6:00AM may seem like a torture for some, but waking up early for your yoga practice is useful because you have time to yourself before everyone else wants a piece of you. I personally enjoy…
4 Ways Yoga Can Change Your Life (1)
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4 Ways Yoga Can Change Your Life

Yoga is an ancient form of exercise that originated in India 5,000 years ago. Postures and breathing are heavily emphasized in the western world but yoga isn’t just about pretzel shapes and handstands. It is a great way to get in tune with…

4 Ways to Build and Sustain Your Home Yoga Practice

The best way to build a strong yoga foundation is to get personalized attention from a teacher. This is especially beneficial if you’re new to yoga. A teacher can guide you through modifications and adjustments that are best for your body.…

Things to Consider When Choosing a Yoga Teacher Training Program

Yoga has taken the country by storm. With the increasing popularity of the yoga practice, it is natural that the amount of yoga teachers and trainings around the country expands. With nearly every studio offering their own teacher training course,…
Yoga Helps Reduce Anxiety and Stress

Yoga Helps Reduce Anxiety and Stress

Americans are no stranger to anxiety. In fact, roughly 18% of the nation’s population are suffering from anxiety disorders; thus, making it the most common form of mental illness in the country. Anxiety can range in severity from sleepless…
Tips to Beat the Winter Blues (1)

Tips to Beat the Winter Blues

The groundhog saw his shadow last week, which means we won’t be experiencing an early spring this year. Around this time of year, every year, I start to feel some of the effects of SAD, Seasonal Affective Disorder. I miss being outside…

How to Be Successful with Your New Year’s Resolution

New Year’s resolutions are a longstanding tradition around the world. Each year, more than 1 in 3 Americans resolve to better themselves. For instance, almost half of the entire adult population say they plan to lose weight, exercise more…